Burning Bird

Burning Bird $12.99

John Donnelly

Published by Samuel French Ltd

6 Male 7 Female

it's the height of the summer, and Daisy's fifteenth birthday

Trouble is brewing - someone's been shot and there's a curfew in place

School is suspended and the city is changing, but Daisy has an important delivery to make across town

When Morell offers her a ride in his uncle's car, she sets off down a road from which there might be no turning back ...

Set against the backdrop of the London riots, Burning Bird, questions the decisions we make and explores the freedoms we find when authority goes missing

Ideal for young people ages 13+, it was presented at the Union Theatre, London, in November 2012 by Synergy Theatre Project - a groundbreaking theatre company working with prisoners, ex-prisoners and young people at risk

Simple settings - runs about 60 mins

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